This innovative course is the first of its kind in Healthcare Security. It has been designed to meet the differing needs of security managers at all stages of their career development.
If you are new to studying in Higher Education and this course will offer you a ‘taster’ of undergraduate study.
This course is particularly helpful if you are seeking opportunities to consolidate your professional experience by undertaking academic study as part of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) strategy. If you are a member of the Security Institute (SyI) Continuing Professional Development Scheme, this course will help you to maintain your CPD status.
After completing this course, you can choose to go on to further study. The academic credits you have attained on this CPD course will count as Accredited Prior Learning and exempt you from studying module 11 of the Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management. On successful completion of the Foundation Degree, you can then progress onto theSecurity and Risk Management BAto complete your degree.
The aims and objectives of the course are:
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12 weeks, by distance learning
This is a 12 week course delivered solely online using engaging audio-visual based teaching methods in addition to selected case studies. The course will be moderated by a leading practitioner on leadership, who will share their experiences and insights with the group. In addition to all of this, the course provides you with full access to the extensive library provision offered at the University of Leicester.
The course is assessed by a practice based assignment. In addtion to the development of key skills and acquiring new knowledge, successfully completing the course will provide you with 15 Master's level credits of study and a Confirmation of Completion.
(Please note: due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) or/and Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.)
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)
*£299 for whole course
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